Gautam Adani beats Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos in wealth surge

Gautam Adani beats Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos in wealth surge
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Indian businessman Gautam Adani is generating more wealth in line with global tycoons. According to reports, Adani has added more billions to his wealth than any one else in the world in 2021.

This comes on the back of investor excitement around his ports-to-power plants conglomerate.

Adani is a first-generation entrepreneur. His net worth has jumped to 16.2 billion dollars in 2021 to 50 billion dollars. This was reported by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

This makes Gautam Adani the year’s biggest wealth gainer. Even Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are far behind, who ambitiously pursued in 2021 for this much sought-after title of world’s richest person.

Shares of all Adani group stocks, except one, have rallied at least 50 per cent this year.

Moreover, Adani Enterprises Ltd. signed a pact in February to develop 1 gigawatt of data center capacity in India.

However, Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian. He is now the eighth richest person in the world, according to Hurun Global Rich List 2021.

Also Mukesh Ambani has acquired the second spot in Asia in 10th Edition of Hurun Global Rich List 2021.

His total net worth stands at Rs 6.05 lakh crore. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth has jumped to 83 billion dollars from 66 billion dollars last year.

While other Indian billionaires in the list are Gautam Adani and his family with Rs 2.34 lakh crore wealth. Shiv Nadar and family with a net worth of Rs 1.94 lakh crore.

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